For some situations, like office work, the primary safety hazard might be a paper cut. In industrial professions, employee safety is at risk every day. Because of legalization of marijuana, industrial accidents could occur more often because marijuana can impair an employee’s coordination and motor skills. Where is Marijuana Legal Right Now Despite many states Read More
Category: Industrial Hygiene
If you are working in nursing, manufacturing, construction, or other industries that are commonly affected by airborne hazards, the respirator fit test is probably not a new term to you. Generally speaking, a respirator fit test is a test that will show whether a person can wear a tight-fitting respirator without leakage. The test must Read More
DynaGrace Enterprises, a WOSB, professional services company has added another quality line of products, Respirator Fit Test products, to the GSA Schedule 66 – Scientific Equipment and Services Schedule Contract. DynaGrace Enterprises is the first women-owned firm in Utah to be a vendor on that prestigious GSA schedule. This federal government contracting vehicle enables us Read More
U.S. workers in their workplaces are subjected to heat. Although heat exposure disease can be prevented, thousands of people get ill every year due to occupational heat exposure, and some instances are deadly. In the first few days of living or working in a warm or hot settings, the majority of outdoor fatalities (50 percent Read More
Since the 1940s, Industrial Hygiene has been a profession. What is an Industrial Hygienist?
Construction dust as the name implies is referred to as dust generated on construction sites; and is of various types. Dust can be dirty as well as causes nuisance. However, most importantly, it can also cause severe health damage, sometimes with long-term consequences. Types of Dust There are three main types of dust: Silica dust: Read More